Category Archives: Alaska Ocean Acidification Network News Features

New paper: Modeling OA in the Bering Sea

University of Washington’s Darren Pilcher and colleagues ran a hindcast from 2003-2014 to track seasonality and trends. Continue reading

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‘State of the Science’ report for stakeholders

Read the latest on the species response, forecasting, and regional influences Continue reading

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Bering Strait students learn about OA

A team from UAF recently visited Gambell and Savoonga to do hands-on ocean acidification lessons in the schools and discuss ocean change with the community. Continue reading

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Clams and climate change — new Alaska study examines the connections

UAF researchers are partnering with the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery to learn more about bivalve response to OA. Continue reading

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Community based water sampling for OA is taking off in Southeast Alaska

Five communities are now taking weekly water samples for OA, with three more expected to join this fall. Continue reading

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Arctic Saildrones rendezvous with icebreaker for calibration near Icy Cape

Launched from Dutch Harbor, the Saildrones are now in the Chukchi, measuring CO2 and Arctic cod abundance. Track their progress through NOAA’s blog. Continue reading

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Data from state ferry in Southeast Alaska illuminates seasonal trends

With just over six months of data, an Alaska Marine Highway System ferry project has already begun documenting the unique ecosystem interactions. Continue reading

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NOAA Kodiak Lab equipped to analyze incoming seawater and community samples

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Community sampling provides early picture of OA conditions in Southcentral Alaska

Alaskans from Seldovia to Valdez have joined the effort to better understand how OA is affecting coastal Alaska.
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What do 10 yrs of data show in the Gulf of Alaska?

UAF’s Ocean Acidification Research Center just finished the longest time series of OA data in Alaska. They found a lot of seasonal and interannual variability. Continue reading

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